The Sacramento Kings lead 1-0 going into Game 2 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs. The Warriors are 2.5-point favorites for the game, which airs on TNT at 10:00 PM ET. The matchup’s over/under is set at 239.5.
How to bet Warriors vs. Kings
Golden State Warriors vs. Sacramento Kings Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Warriors as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Warriors have -138 odds to pick up the win, while the Kings are listed at +117 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 239.5 points.
Warriors vs. Kings Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, April 17, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: TNT
- Location: Sacramento, California
- Arena: Golden 1 Center
Warriors vs. Kings Betting Trends
The Warriors are 39-42-1 against the spread this year. Golden State has been victorious in 37, or 63.8%, of the 58 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Warriors games this year have gone over the total in 45 out of 82 opportunities (54.9%).
The Kings have played 82 games, with 45 wins against the spread. Sacramento has won 43.3% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (13-17). Kings games this season have gone over the total in 40 of 82 opportunities (48.8%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Warriors: Jordan Poole: Questionable (Ankle), Ryan Rollins: Out (Foot), Andre Iguodala: Out (Wrist)
Kings: Matthew Dellavedova: Out (Finger), KZ Okpala: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Golden State Warriors
Golden State owns a top-five offense this year, ranking second-best in the league with 118.9 points per game. On defense, it ranks 21st with 117.1 points allowed per contest. Offensively the Warriors have performed better at home this year, putting up 119.7 points per game, compared to 118.2 per game on the road. The Warriors’ offense has been better over their last 10 games, putting up 123.8 points per contest compared to the 118.9 they’ve averaged this year.
Golden State has been getting things done when it comes to three-point shooting this year, ranking best in the NBA in three-pointers per game (16.6) and second-best in three-point percentage (38.5%). This season, the Warriors have taken 52.1% two-pointers, accounting for 61.5% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 47.9% three-pointers (38.5% of the team’s baskets).
What you need to know about the Sacramento Kings
Sacramento is the best squad in the league in points scored (120.7 per game) and 25th in points conceded (118.1). In 2022-23 the Kings are scoring 5.4 more points per game at home (123.4) than away (118). The Kings have fared worse offensively over their past 10 games, posting 118.6 points per contest, 2.1 fewer points their than season average of 120.7.
Sacramento is the fifth-best team in the NBA in 3-pointers made (13.8 per game) and ninth in 3-point percentage (36.9%). The Kings attempt 42.3% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 57.7% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 31.6% of the Kings’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 68.4% are 2-pointers.
Our prediction to win this game is the Kings, and we expect that Kings will cover the spread (Warriors -2.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 239.5 points.
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